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2011-03-16 07:55:00

Its head looks like a turkey's, its body resembles a chicken's – now scientists can explain why one of the poultry world's most curious specimens has developed such a distinctive look.

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2011-03-09 14:55:00

A study has gained new insight into the minds of domestic hens, discovering, for the first time, that domestic hens show a clear physiological and behavioral response when their chicks are mildly distressed.

2011-03-09 12:04:00

Clean Air Act Needed in Countryside, Not Just in Metro Areas: Citing Health Concerns, New Report Calls For End of Pollution Exemptions for Livestock Operations; Major Pollution Exposures Detailed At Mega-Farming Operations Across U.S., Including CA, IN, IA and NC. WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New federal and industry data show that the air at some factory farm test sites in the U.S.

2011-02-16 14:24:00

MACHIPONGO, Va., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Poultry Concerns has written to Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell urging him to veto Virginia Senate Bill 1026 and House Bill 1541 if and when these bills come to his desk as legislation awaiting his signature.

2011-02-16 07:00:00

WEIFANG, China, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International, Inc.

2011-02-02 11:31:00

GREELEY, Colo., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three contract growers for Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) were honored last week by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association for environmental excellence at their family-owned farms.

2011-01-31 15:27:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today announced its Nutrena® brand is introducing a newly reformulated line of NatureWise® poultry feed, featuring five new natural formulas specially designed to meet the needs of backyard poultry flocks.

2011-01-31 06:00:00

SALISBURY, Md., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help consumers choose chicken products they can feel good about, PERDUE® fresh, all natural chicken products now carry the USDA Process Verified Seal. Perdue is the first poultry company to receive this seal of verification for its practices.

2011-01-11 00:00:43

Executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group has announced that the North Lincolnshire Council is presently considering a proposal that could bring 400 jobs to the region. (PRWeb UK) January 10, 2011 Executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group has announced that the North Lincolnshire Council is presently considering a proposal that could bring 400 jobs to the region. An unidentified owner of several chicken farms has initiated a scoping study with a view to building eight poultry sheds...


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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